63 episodes

Where we talk tools, tips, and techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. Learn from farmers and UVM Extension as we bring the best knowledge of fruit and vegetable farming practices to the surface.

The Ag Engineering Podcast Andy Chamberlin

    • Education
    • 4.7 • 10 Ratings

Where we talk tools, tips, and techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. Learn from farmers and UVM Extension as we bring the best knowledge of fruit and vegetable farming practices to the surface.

    DIY Farm Tools for Efficiency & Ergonomics: EP62

    DIY Farm Tools for Efficiency & Ergonomics: EP62

    The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Josh Volk of Slow Hand Farm to talk about his books and experience making hand tools for the farm.
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    • 40 min
    Soil Steaming for Weed Control: EP61

    Soil Steaming for Weed Control: EP61

    In this episode, we visit with Becky Maden of Singing Cedars Farmstead (http://www.singing-cedars-farmstead.com) and UVM Extension  to talk about soil steaming.
    The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm.
    Visit the show notes for photos, videos or relevant links at http://agengpodcast.com



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    • 25 min
    Checchi Transplanter, Cultivation & Tillage Tools: EP60

    Checchi Transplanter, Cultivation & Tillage Tools: EP60

    The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Andre Cantelmo of Heron Pond Farm (https://www.heronpondfarm.com) to talk about the transplanter from Checchi Magli and cultivation tools he uses for weed management.

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    • 30 min
    Culti'track Cultivating Tractor from Terrateck: EP59

    Culti'track Cultivating Tractor from Terrateck: EP59

    The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Andre Cantelmo of Heron Pond Farm (https://www.heronpondfarm.com) to talk about the Culti’track cultivating tractor from Terrateck. 
    Visit the show notes for photos, videos or relevant links at http://agengpodcast.com
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    • 22 min
    60 Acres and No Working Cooler: EP58

    60 Acres and No Working Cooler: EP58

    The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Andre Cantelmo of Heron Pond Farm (https://www.heronpondfarm.com) to talk about how he’s managing to rebuild a cooler in the peak of the growing season.

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    Follow Heron Pond Farm 
    Website: https://www.heronpondfarm.com/
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    • 18 min
    Equipment Tour of Large NH Vegetable Farm: EP57

    Equipment Tour of Large NH Vegetable Farm: EP57

    The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Andre Cantelmo of Heron Pond Farm (https://www.heronpondfarm.com) to talk about some of the equipment that’s made a difference on his farm. It’s a bit of a random show, but totally worth a listen if you are a vegetable grower.  
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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

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Great for growers 1-100+ acres

This podcast is a great resource for farmers growing between 1-100+ acres. They’re packed with information on specific tools. If you are planning on expanding your operation or investing in new equipment or systems, there are probably a few episodes that will help you make a better decision.

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